Joel Klein is looking to change state law so we can be laid off even with seniority. He has sponsors for this legislation in Albany according to the NY Times.
Meanwhile, the sickout in Miami, according to the Miami Herald, was more like a pandemic as teachers in Florida took action without union support to fight a bill that was passed and is awaiting the governor's signature that would end tenure.
Here is the actual bill.
Wake up everyone we are fighting for our lives.